Wood course – Bending

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Do you work with wood and want to improve your knowledge and technique? Do you dream of a world of smooth curves?

This 12-hr course (4 sessions of 3 hours each) on wood bending is the perfect opportunity to take your woodworking to the next level! Throughout the sessions, you will learn the techniques and the mastery of the methods to bend wood in all its forms, or almost!  We will discover glued laminated bending, steam bending and grooving.

Session 1:

– characteristics and behavior of wood

– the different types of bending

– grooved bending

Session 2:

– preparation of moulds and counter-moulds

– preparation of lamellas

– glued laminated bending

Session 3:

– finishing glulam bending

– steam bending with compression straps

Session 4:

– finishing steam bending

– experimenting with soaking and heating bending

Skills required: You must already know how to work safely with the bench saw, band saw, drill press, planer and jointer.

The price includes all the necessary equipment and a lot of knowledge!

The sessions of the course that starts on September 17 will take place on Saturday September 17 and Sunday 18, then on Saturday October 01 and Sunday 02 – from 10am to 1pm. 

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$389 + txs